Staying At Valley Forge: American Revolution

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In 1777, winter takes over and causes many illnesses, but many brave soldiers stay at Valley Forge and train for the war. Valley Forge is a winter camp that was used in the American Revolution, about 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Valley Forge was smaller than a village and had small log huts that were 16’ by 14’. I would stay at Valley Forge. There are three different reasons that I have for staying. My first reason for staying would be a painting where George Washington is presenting the Congressional Congress to the soldiers at Valley Forge. (Doc. B) In this painting, George Washington seems to be giving an inspirational speech to the soldiers. George probably brought the Congressional Congees there to bring up the soldiers

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